In recent years, the world is rapidly spreading fashion on dwarf pet pigs. Now on the streets of America, Europe and recently Russia you can meet people, walkers on a leash little pigs – a some miniature pigs to doghill.
Mini-Pigi — product of breeding, without human intervention on the land they would not be. Experiments on the breeding of mini pigs was conducted from 1950-ies. As source material the Germans used valabregue Vietnamese pig and, as a result of long selection, came to the following results, the smallest and therefore the most expensive was bergstresser knit (translation – little critter), its weight is 6-15 lbs. But the Americans with their eternal gigantomania still prefer villabruna Vietnamese pig. Representatives of this breed are brown or black and sometimes reach a weight of 100kg.
Mini-Pigi little sick, and also do not shed and do not cause allergies, so that they can keep even the asthmatics. Mini-Pigi – ideal pet, unpretentious, smart and dedicated. They do not show aggression toward humans and other Pets. “If the dog is submissive slavish subservience, the hypocritical cat, monkey crafty, swinish behavior in a very meaningful way: the good and the affection she responds with devotion and diligence, and for the offense tries not to stay in debt,” wrote the naturalist Centrist. Pigs are the third (after dolphins and primates) in ten animals with the highest intelligence. Lifespan a some miniature pigs to doghill is 15-20 years. Continue reading
Caring for Pets: cats, dogs and others is an integral part of the lives of most people. Because almost every house there are animals, and there are even representatives of the present exotics: iguanas, snakes, monkeys. But most often people get more familiar animals: cats.
These furry creatures have become inseparable members of the family. They cheer up when we are sad, relieve stress, when we are literally reeling with emotion. But we also need to care for the cats, although they are by nature very clean creatures.
Some people are strongly against to keep the cat where there is a child. Such people are convinced that cats will be more harm to the child. How much these fears are justified and whether the animals in the house – we take a closer look at.
Cat and child: threat or useful friendship?
Every child, seeing the street puppy or kitten, instinctively pulls the handle to a curious creature. For a child it’s not just cat or animal. With the proper education it will be both loyal and reliable friends. Continue reading
With the beginning of spring, the owners of pet dogs and cats covers a real medical fever – it’s time to do preventive vaccinations to animals from dangerous diseases. In the spring, with snow melt and warming in the environment increases the concentration of many pathogens, and the risk of catching four-legged friend some sort of serious infection increases dramatically. The best way to protect your pet from disease – vaccination or revaccination (when talking about re-vaccination). Smolensk veterinarians recommend vaccinating puppies, kittens and adult animals regardless of whether they go outside, socialize with other animals or not. Dangerous virus home Murka can pick up even not leaving the apartment – the infection can bring from the street and her owner. The fact that not all viral diseases of animals are transmitted through direct contact. Most of them are dangerous to dogs and cats, easy to put into the house on clothing and shoes, accidentally stepping on the dung of a diseased animal or touching him on the street. Prophylactic vaccination is necessary in order to create an animal specific immunity against viral, bacterial and fungal infections.
To mostdangerous and common infectious diseases of dogs are distemper, parvovirus enteritis and infectious hepatitis. For cats is very dangerous cats panleukopenia (cat plague), viral rhinotracheitis, kaltsivirusnaya infection. The danger lies in the fact that these diseases cause viruses, seeking to hit the whole body and paralyze all the vital functions. Continue reading